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Whether you’re buying a new water heater or remodeling your entire house, tackling home improvement may seem overwhelming. But information and good planning can put you back in charge.

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Do Today/Do Later

Planning projects you can do today:Make an appointment with a home performance assessor.Start a Homeowner’s Manual for your home.Try out some no-budget changes that make better use of space and energy. Planning projects that will take more…Continue

Started by Home Energy Saver Feb 11, 2013.

No-Budget Energy-Saving Improvements

Much of the energy we waste in our homes can be saved by simple changes in behavior. One example: Dress for the weather—lightly in summer, more heavily in winter.When the weather is nice, open windows and doors instead of running your A/C. In some…Continue

Started by Home Energy Saver Feb 8, 2013.

Planning Makes Everything Go Better

Poor planning leads to forgetting things, which leads to do-overs, which run up the cost and delay the job. Planning ahead gives you time to consider your options and decide in what order to do each task. It also means working out the details, so…Continue

Started by Home Energy Saver Feb 8, 2013.

What’s Your Starting Point?

There are three common starting points for home-improvement and remodeling projects:Something is broken and you need to fix it fast.You want your house to look and function better, and you have time to plan ahead.You’re upgrading your house for…Continue

Started by Home Energy Saver Feb 8, 2013.

 

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